EPUB Content Documents Reserved Prefixes

8 November 2013

Status of this Document

This document is subject to change at any time. The prefixes defined herein will never be removed, but may be deprecated.

Any use of the prefixes marked [DRAFT] should be considered experimental.

Deprecated prefixes are identified by the label [DEPRECATED]. These prefixes are no longer recommended for use.

Prefixes without a label are considered stable.

Requests for additions, modifications and clarifications can be made through the Issue Tracker. Pull requests are also welcome.


This document defines the set of prefixes that Reading Systems are expected to recognize when used in the EPUBĀ® epub:type attribute in Content Documents.

For more information about prefixes, including how to declare and use them in Content Documents, please refer to Vocabulary Association in the Content Documents specification.


Prefix IRI
msv http://www.idpf.org/epub/vocab/structure/magazine/#
prism http://www.prismstandard.org/specifications/3.0/PRISM_CV_Spec_3.0.htm#